RED VELVET CAKE ROLL

April Alvarez Recipe

By April Alvarez peaches58

I made this for the first time last christmas. What a hit. I've made a pumpkin roll up but this was a first.


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings

Ingredients

5 large
eggs sperated
1/2 c
white sugar
2 Tbsp
buttermilk
1 tsp
white vinegar
1
1 ounce bottle red food coloring
1/2 c
flour
1/3 c
unsweetned cocoa powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
sifted confectioners' sugar
CREAM CHEESE WHITE CHOCOLATE FILLING
1
8 ounce package cream cheese
1/4 c
butter (softened)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
4 c
confectioners sugar
1 c
chopped white-chocolate morsels

Directions

1
FOR CAKE:
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 15x10x1 inch jelly-roll pan(or old time cookie sheet with sides) Line with wax paper and coat with cooking spray. Set aside.
2
Beat egg yolks at medium speed with an electric mixer until thick and pale, add 1/2 cup sugar,beating well. Beat in buttermilk,vinegar and food coloring,.
3
In small bowl,combine flour,cocoa,baking soda and salt, sift. Gradually add to egg mixture,beating until well blended..
4
In a medium bowl,beat egg whites at medium-high speed with an electric mixer until foamy. Add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 Tablespoon at a time,beating until stiff peaks form. Fold eggs into chocolate mixture.
5
Spread batter into prepared pan, Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched in center.
6
Shift 2 Tablespoons confectioner's sugar onto a 15x10x1 inch rectangle on clean dish towel. Immediately loosen cake from side of pan, and turn out onto prepared towel. Peel off wax paper. Sift remaining 2 Tablespoons of confectioner's sugar over cake. Starting at narrow end,roll up cake and towel together; place cake, sean side down,on wire rack. Cool cake completely.
7
Gently unroll cake roll. Spread with cream cheese white chocolate filling. Reroll cake without the towel; place seam side down on serving platter. Dust cake with confectioner's sugar,if desired. Cut into 3/4" slices to serve.
8
CREAM CHEESE WHITE CHOCOLATE FILLING:
In large bowl beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with mixter until creamy. Beat in vanilla, Gradually beat in confectioner's sugar until smooth. Stir in white-chocolate morsels.